• The CBS "eye" and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on April 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

    The CBS "eye" and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

  • The CBS "eye" and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on April 29, 2016.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

    The CBS "eye" and logo are seen outside the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th St. in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on April 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Copyright Reuters 2016)

CBS Corp revenue rises 4.3 percent

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CBS Corp , owner of the most-watched U.S. TV network, reported a 4.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by increase in fees from CBS-affiliated stations as well as growth from digital distribution platforms.

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CBS, home to popular shows such as "Homeland" and "The Big Bang Theory", said revenue rose to $3.396 billion in the third quarter from $3.26 billion a year earlier.

Net income from continuing operations rose to $514 million, or $1.15 per share, in the three months ended Sept. 30, from $426 million, or 88 cents per share.

(Reporting by Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)